tate trooper / PA Human Relations Comm'r. Toni Gilhooley (R), 18th Congressional District, 57.8% in '06, 3rd term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Republican Favored, Cook Political Report: Likely Republican, Roll Call's Outlook: Leans Republican, Rothenberg Political Report: Republican Favored, businessman Steve O'Donnell (D) 45.1%,
consultant Beth Hafer (D) 41.4%, businessman Brien Wall (D) 13.6%, Tim Murphy (R), 19th Congressional District, 64.0% in '06, 4th term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican, Roll Call's Outlook: Safe Republican, '06 nominee / college prof. / ex-school board pres. Philip J. "Phil" Avillo, Jr. (D), Todd Platts (R),

1. Link to Predictions:
D.C.'s Political Report,
Washington Post's Chris Cillizza,
Campaign & Elections: Political Oddsmaker,
Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard,
Cook Political Report,
National Journal's Rankings,
Roll Call's Outlook,
Rothenberg Political Report,
Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball,

2. D.C.'s Political Report's stars indicate the rating of the race from 1 star to 5 stars depending on its entertainment value.
The color indicates D.C.'s Political Report's prediction of the winning party.
= Democrat retain control, = Democrats take over control,
= Republican retain control, = Republicans take over control,
= Independent / 3rd Party retains control, = Independent / 3rd Party take over control
Bold indicates incumbent. Yellow district indicates open races.
Light Blue boxes indicates Democrats maintained control. Light Red boxes indicates Republicans maintained control.
Blue boxes indicates Democrats took control. Red boxes indicates Republicans took control.

3. Key to Pennsylvania Political Parties:
(C) = Constitution Party
(D) = Democratic Party
(G) = Green Party
(L) = Libertarian Party
(Rfm) = Reform Party
(R) = Republican Party
(SW) = Socialist Workers Party


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2008 Pennsylvania Congressional and Statewide Primary Results
Primary Filing Deadline: 2/12/08, Presidential Primary Filing Deadline: 2/12/08, Primary: 4/22/08, Presidential Primary: 4/22/08, Independent Filing Deadline: 8/1/08, Presidential Filing Deadline: 8/1/08, General Election: 11/4/08,
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Predictions, Notes, List of State Parties,
President, 51.0% in '04 for Kerry, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic,
U.S. Sen. Hillary R. Clinton (D-NY) 54.6%,
U.S. Sen. Barack H. Obama (D-IL) 45.4%,
U.S. Sen. John S. McCain, III (R-AZ) 72.8%,
U.S. Rep. Ronald E. "Ron" Paul (R-TX) 15.9%, ex-Gov. Mike Huckabee (R-AR) 11.4%,
Jim Clymer (C),
Chuck Baldwin (C),
John Zachman (G),
Sedinam K.C. Moyowasifza-Curry (G),
Rochelle Etzel (L),
Chuck Boust (L),
Michael Bloomberg (Rfm),
Frank McKay (Rfm),
Attorney General, 50.2% in '04, 1st term, next election in 2008
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican,
'04 candidate John Morganelli (D), Tom Corbett (R),
Treasurer, 61.1% in '04, 1st term, next election in 2008, Robert P. "Bob" Casey Jr. (D) elected to the U.S. Senate, Robin Wiessmann (D) not seeking re-election
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic,
venture captilist Robert "Rob" McCord (D) 43.4%,
ex-St. Rep. John F. Cordisco (D) 26.1%, Jennifer L. Mann (D) 23.9%, Dennis Morrison-Wesley (D) 6.6%,
Co. Comm'r. Tom Ellis (R),
Auditor General, 51.9% in '04, 1st term, next election in 2008
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic
Jack Wagner (D), Chet Beiler (R),
1st Congressional District, unopposed in '06, 5th term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Roll Call's Outlook: Safe Democratic,
Robert A. "Bob" Brady (D), Mike Muhammad (R),
2nd Congressional District, 88.6% in '06, 7th term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Roll Call's Outlook: Safe Democratic,
Chaka Fattah (D), Michael Livingston (R), Osborne Hart (SW),
3rd Congressional District, 53.6% in '06, 7th term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Leans Republican, Cook Political Report: Likely Republican, Roll Call's Outlook: Likely Republican,
businesswoman Kathy Dahlkemper (D) 44.9%,
Co. Councilor Kyle W. Foust (D) 25.8%, attorney Tom Myers (D) 18.5%, minister Moise C. "Mike" Waltner (D) 10.7%,
Philip S. "Phil" English (R), '04 & '06 Democratic nominee / retired prof. Steven C. Porter (G, I),
4th Congressional District, 51.9% in '06, 1st term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Leans Democratic, Cook Political Report: Lean Democratic, Robert Novak: Likely GOP Target, Roll Call's Outlook: Leans Democratic, Rothenberg Political Report: Lean Democratic, NRCC Target,
Jason Altmire (D), ex-U.S. Rep. Melissa A. Hart (R),
5th Congressional District, 60.0% in '06, John E. Peterson (R) after 6th term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican, Roll Call's Outlook: Safe Republican,
Co. Comm'r. Mark B. McCracken (D) 40.9%,
reporter Bill Cahir (D) 34.8%, Lock Haven City Mayor Richard P. "Rick" Vilello Jr. (D) 24.4%,
party activist Glenn W. "G.T." Thompson (R) 19.4%,
businessman / ex-congressional aide Matt Shaner (R) 17.7%, financial consultant Derek A. Walker (R) 17.6%, businessman Jeffrey J. "Jeff" Stroehmann (R) 13.7%, pastor Keith Richardson (R) 9.7%, county coroner Louis "Lou" Radkowski (R) 6.9%, Clarion Mayor John Rea Stroup (R) 6.3%, ex-Centre Co. Comm'r. Chris Exarchos (R) 6.0%, John T. Krupa (R) 2.7%,
Donald J. Wilson (G),
6th Congressional District, 50.6% in '06, 3rd term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Leans Republican, Cook Political Report: Lean Republican, Robert Novak: Likely Democratic Target, Roll Call's Outlook: Leans Republican, Rothenberg Political Report: Republican Favored,
businessman Robert "Bob" Roggio (D), Jim Gerlach (R),
7th Congressional District, 56.4% in '06, 1st term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Likely Democratic, Roll Call's Outlook: Likely Democratic, Rothenberg Political Report: Safe Democrat,
Joseph A. "Joe" Sestak (D), Asst. U.S. Attorney W. Craig Williams (R),
8th Congressional District, 50.3% in '06, 1st term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Democrat Favored, Cook Political Report: Likely Democratic, Robert Novak: Likely GOP Target, Roll Call's Outlook: Likely Democratic, Rothenberg Political Report: Democrat Favored, NRCC Target,
Patrick J. Murphy (D), pharmaceutical exec. Thomas "Tom" Manion (R),
9th Congressional District, 60.4% in '06, 4th term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican, Roll Call's Outlook: Safe Republican,
'06 nominee / teacher Tony Barr (D), William "Bill" Shuster (R),
10th Congressional District, 53.0% in '06, 1st term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Leans Democratic, Cook Political Report: Lean Democratic, Robert Novak: Likely GOP Target, Roll Call's Outlook: Tossup, Rothenberg Political Report: Pure Toss Up, NRCC Target,
Christopher P. "Chris" Carney (D), businessman Chris Hackett (R) 52.3%,
businessman Dan Meuser (R) 47.7%,
11th Congressional District, 72.4% in '06, 12th term, might retire, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Roll Call's Outlook: Likely Democratic, Rothenberg Political Report: Democrat Favored, NRCC Target,
Paul E. Kanjorski (D), '02 nominee / Mayor Louis J. "Lou" Barletta (R),
12th Congressional District, 60.7% in '06, 18th term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Roll Call's Outlook: Safe Democratic,
John P. Murtha (D), army vet. William T. Russell (R/WI) removed from ballot,
13th Congressional District, 66.1% in '06, 2nd term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Roll Call's Outlook: Safe Democratic,
Allyson Y. Schwartz (D), attorney Marina Kats (R),
14th Congressional District, 90.1% in '06, 7th term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Roll Call's Outlook: Safe Democratic,
Michael F. "Mike" Doyle (D), No Republican prof. Titus North (G),
Ryan Scott (SW),
15th Congressional District, 52.8% in '06, 2nd term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Republican Favored, Cook Political Report: Likely Republican, Roll Call's Outlook: Likely Republican,
Siobhan "Sam" Bennett (D), Charles W. "Charlie" Dent (R),
16th Congressional District, 56.6% in '06, 6th term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican, Roll Call's Outlook: Safe Republican,
contractor Bruce A. Slater (D), Joseph R. Pitts (R), '06 Populist Party nominee / consultant John A. Murphy (G),
17th Congressional District, 64.6% in '06, 8th term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Roll Call's Outlook: Safe Democratic,
T. Timothy Holden (D), ex-state trooper / PA Human Relations Comm'r. Toni Gilhooley (R),
18th Congressional District, 57.8% in '06, 3rd term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Republican Favored, Cook Political Report: Likely Republican, Roll Call's Outlook: Leans Republican, Rothenberg Political Report: Republican Favored,
businessman Steve O'Donnell (D) 45.1%,
consultant Beth Hafer (D) 41.4%, businessman Brien Wall (D) 13.6%,
Tim Murphy (R),
19th Congressional District, 64.0% in '06, 4th term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican, Roll Call's Outlook: Safe Republican,
'06 nominee / college prof. / ex-school board pres. Philip J. "Phil" Avillo, Jr. (D), Todd Platts (R),

1. Link to Predictions:
D.C.'s Political Report,
Washington Post's Chris Cillizza,
Campaign & Elections: Political Oddsmaker,
Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard,
Cook Political Report,
National Journal's Rankings,
Roll Call's Outlook,
Rothenberg Political Report,
Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball,

2. D.C.'s Political Report's stars indicate the rating of the race from 1 star to 5 stars depending on its entertainment value.
The color indicates D.C.'s Political Report's prediction of the winning party.
= Democrat retain control, = Democrats take over control,
= Republican retain control, = Republicans take over control,
= Independent / 3rd Party retains control, = Independent / 3rd Party take over control
Bold indicates incumbent. Yellow district indicates open races.
Light Blue boxes indicates Democrats maintained control. Light Red boxes indicates Republicans maintained control.
Blue boxes indicates Democrats took control. Red boxes indicates Republicans took control.

3. Key to Pennsylvania Political Parties:
(C) = Constitution Party
(D) = Democratic Party
(G) = Green Party
(L) = Libertarian Party
(Rfm) = Reform Party
(R) = Republican Party
(SW) = Socialist Workers Party


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